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Mine Health and Safety Grants

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.600
Sponsors
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Deadlines
Jun 30, 2020
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Janice Oates
202.693.9573
oates.janice@dol.gov

Carolyn T. Wilson
202.693.9575
Wilson.carolyn.t@dol.gov

For grants management or budget questions:

Emmanuel Ekwo
202.693.9635
Ekwo.emmanuel.m@dol.gov

Purpose

Mine Health and Safety Grants provide funding to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners.

Funding may be used for:

  • Developing and enforcing state mining laws and regulations
  • Improving state workers' compensation and mining occupational disease laws and programs
  • Improving safety and health conditions in the nation's mines through federal-state coordination and cooperation
  • Training on miners' statutory rights, including the right to be provided a safe working environment and the right to refuse an unsafe task
  • Education and training related to occupational health hazards and diseases, such as black lung, silicosis, and diesel exhaust exposure
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, county, city, and township governments
  • U.S. Territories
  • Public/State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized Indian/Native American Tribal governments
  • Tribally designated organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations with IRS 501(c)(3) status
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Hispanic-serving institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian serving institutions
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Estimated number of awards: 56
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $10,537,000

States must provide matching funds of at least 20% of the total program costs.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

To locate application instructions:

  1. Open the grants.gov announcement.
  2. Click on the package tab.
  3. Choose to preview the opportunity package.
  4. Click on the button that says download instructions.
  5. Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
Tagged as
Legislation and regulations · Occupational health and safety · Policy



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